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April 2017
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The Next Round of Health Care Reform: Texas, the United States, and the World

April 14 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm CDT
AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center, 1900 University Avenue
Austin, TX 78705 United States
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The former head of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Dr. Mark McClellan is now the Senior Health Policy Advisor for the Dell Medical School. His work addresses a wide range of strategies and policy reforms to improve health care, including payment reforms to promote better outcomes and lower costs, methods for development and use of real-world evidence, and approaches for more effective drug and device innovation. In his presentation, Dr. McClellan will…

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HighScope International Conference

April 19 - April 21
Detroit Marriott Renaissance Center, 400 Renaissance Center
Detroit, MI 48243 United States
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HighScope's conference theme this year — Investing in Early Childhood Through Innovation and Quality — will highlight the importance of providing high-quality early childhood education to give young children the very best chance at long-term success. With more than 120 workshops to choose from, don't miss this important opportunity to connect with other educators, administrators, and researchers. Learn more: https://highscope.org/2017conference

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Mental Health and Criminal Justice Involvement: A Conversation on Best Practices and Local Policy Reforms

April 21 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm CDT
LBJ School of Public Affairs – SRH 3.122, 2300 Red River Street
Austin, TX 78712 United States
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People with mental illness are greatly overrepresented among the millions of individuals cycling through our criminal justice system. Travis County is no exception, with the number of jail inmates with mental illness trending steeply upward over the past ten years. Steps have been taken to address the issue through the Health Justice Learning Collaborative and other efforts, but more is needed. Join our discussion with key stakeholders, including County Judge Sarah Eckhardt, Mindy Montford (Travis County District Attorney's Office), Sherry Blyth (Austin Travis County…

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Transforming Healthcare through Research Collaboration Symposium 2017

April 26 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm CDT
LBJ School of Public Affairs – Bass Lecture Hall, 2300 Red River Street
Austin, TX 78712 United States
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Please join Seton Healthcare Family, the UT Austin Center for Health and Social Policy (CHASP), and the Dell Medical School for the "2017 Transforming Healthcare through Research Collaboration Symposium" on Wednesday, April 26, 2017. The symposium is a one-day event that brings together healthcare policymakers and professionals with an interdisciplinary group of top scholars at The University of Texas at Austin to explore how to transform healthcare in Central Texas through research partnerships and collaborations. The agenda will include discussions with key leaders…

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2017 AERA Annual Meeting

April 27 - May 1
Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center, 900 E Market St
San Antonio, TX 78205 United States
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The American Educational Research Association (AERA), a national research society, strives to advance knowledge about education, to encourage scholarly inquiry related to education, and to promote the use of research to improve education and serve the public good. The 2017 AERA Annual Meeting theme is "Knowledge to Action: Achieving the Promise of Equal Educational Opportunity." Read more about the theme and how you can contribute your thoughts and ideas for the 2017 Annual Meeting. Learn more: http://www.aera.net/Events-Meetings

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Population Association of America Annual Meeting

April 27 - April 29
Hilton Chicago, 720 S Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL 60605 United States
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The Population Association of America (PAA) is a nonprofit, scientific, professional organization established to promote the improvement, advancement and progress of the human race through research of problems related to human population. PAA members include demographers, sociologists, economists, public health professionals, and other individuals interested in research and education in the population field. The 2017 Annual Meeting will take place in Chicago, Illinois on April 27-29. Learn more: http://www.populationassociation.org/sidebar/annual-meeting/

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Race, Genetics, Health: Ethical and Social Dimensions

April 28 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm CDT
The University of Texas at Austin, ECJ 1.202, 301 Dean Keaton St E
Austin, TX 78712 United States
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The Race and Ethnicity Working Group, in partnership with the Dell Medical School and the Graduate School Fund for Academic Enrichment, will be hosting Professor Charmaine Royal from Duke University as the second speaker of our Race, Genetics, and Healthcare invited speaker series on Friday, April 28th, 2017, at 3PM in the Student Activities Center (SAC 1.106). The talk is entitled “'Race, Genetics, Health: Ethical and Social Dimensions.” Charmaine Royal is Associate Professor of African & African American Studies and Genome Sciences & Policy…

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2017 Athenahealth Hackathon

April 29 - April 30
Athenahealth Austin HQ, 800 W Cesar Chavez St
Austin, TX 78701 United States
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We are excited to announce the 2017 athenahealth hackathon in Austin as part of our More Disruption Please (MDP) program! Health care presents a huge opportunity for those interested in creating change through technology, and we need insight from experts in all different industries. The goal of this event is to bring together smart, forward-thinkers to produce solutions that will disrupt the status quo. If you are an engineer, entrepreneur, physician, designer, scientist, patient, or just interested in using your skills to…

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May 2017

Cross-Discipline Trauma Conference of Central Texas

May 11 - May 12
AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center, 1900 University Avenue
Austin, TX 78705 United States
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Austin Child Guidance Center is convening the second Cross-Discipline Trauma Conference of Central Texas, a regional training conference on trauma and trauma-informed care. This two-day conference brings together over 650 professionals and organizations in Central Texas that work with children and young adults; including mental health clinicians, physicians, school personnel, medical/nursing professionals, law enforcement, juvenile justice professionals, and occupational/physical therapists. The conference will provide expert guidance and education on the effects of trauma, as well as evidence-based practices in recognizing…

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Health Disparities Lunch & Learn: Austin’s First Chief Equity Officer

May 12 @ 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm CDT
Huston-Tillotson University, 900 Chicon St.
Austin, TX 78702 United States
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The Health Disparities Team of the Dell Medical School brings together leaders, scholars, students and the general public for a series of one-hour Lunch & Learn throughout the semester to discuss issues of health disparities, the intersection of mental Health and disparate health outcomes in the community. Join the Health Disparities team for the next installment of our spring semester Lunch and Learn Series: Role of the City of Austin's First Chief Equity Officer. Brion Oaks, City of Austin's Chief Equity…

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